Bannanje Raja produced in court

Bannanje Raja produced in court

Underworld don Bannanje Raja was produced before a local court in the City on Thursday in connection with a murder case and was remanded in 10-day police custody.

He was brought to the City from Hindalga jail in Belagavi in connection with a murder case registered against him in Banashankari police station in 1997. He will also be interrogated in connection with several other cases registered against him in the City.

Raja was accused of killing Srinivas alias Seena, the driver for Agni Sridhar, a scribe and former underworld operator. He had planned to kill Sridhar, but shot Seena in a case of mistaken identity.

The City police extradited Raja from Morocco in 2015. He is being tried for the cases registered against him.